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Entries from June 2010

Prediction: The display advertising network bubble is about to burst

June 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

In the past few weeks, I learned directly and indirectly that several highly successful ad sales guys quitted their display ad sales jobs and switched to different niches of online advertising. These are sales guys who accounted for 20-40% of their employers’ annual revenue. They were not laid off. In fact, most of them just […]

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Tags: Company Analysis


June 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Has any of you done P90X? I was channel surfing the other day, and saw the P90X infomercial. I have to say it was very well done. I did a little bit research on P90X. Beach Body, the company that markets P90X, have sold 1.5 million copies of P90X. Each copy of P90X sells for […]

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Tags: Health

Unforced error

June 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Last week I came across an interesting article on the chain of events led to General McChrystal’s downfall. Here is my favorite quote from the article: As an executive, Obama has little tolerance for what he calls "unforced errors" — mistakes that are entirely preventable. In that regard, McChrystal’s team had committed an unforced error […]

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Tags: Learning and Growing · Management